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Deploying Patriots in Turkey to take some weeks: US

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

Even if NATO foreign ministers approve Turkey’s request to deploy Patriot missiles on the border with Syria as expected, it will still take some weeks to get them in place, a top US official said Monday. The United States was […]


First JSM Fuselage Unveiled, Signalling Development Milestone

First JSM Fuselage Unveiled, Signalling Development Milestone

“This is truly a milestone event, and it marks an important step forward in ensuring both our future military capability and industrial opportunities for the Norwegian defence industry,” said State Secretary of Defence Eirik Øwre Thorshaug after he officially unveiled […]


MEADS Successfully Intercepts Air-Breathing Target

MEADS Successfully Intercepts Air-Breathing Target

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) detected, tracked, intercepted and destroyed an air-breathing target in its first-ever intercept flight test today at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The test achieved all criteria for success. MEADS is a next-generation, ground-mobile […]


Syria rebels have new anti-aircraft missile systems: report

Syria rebels have new anti-aircraft missile systems: report

Syrian rebels have recently obtained up to 40 shoulder-fired antiaircraft missiles, the Washington Post reported Thursday, citing Western and Middle Eastern intelligence officials. Some of the missiles were supplied in the past weeks by Qatar, the newspaper reported, citing two […]


New page in Syria war as rebel missiles hit aircraft

New page in Syria war as rebel missiles hit aircraft

In less than 24 hours, rebels used surface-to-air missiles to strike down two aircraft in northern Syria, marking a turning point in their war with forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Since the end of July, the Syrian regime has […]


Saudi Arabia Patriot PAC-2 Guided Enhanced Missiles (GEM) Recertification

Saudi Arabia Patriot PAC-2 Guided Enhanced Missiles (GEM) Recertification

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress November 26 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for technical services to recertify the functional shelf life of up to 300 Patriot Advanced Capability-2 (PAC-2) (MIM-104D) Guidance […]


Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile

Pakistan on Wednesday test fired a nuclear-capable ballistic missile with a range of 1,300 kilometres (800 miles), the military said. The military described the Hatf V Ghauri missile as a liquid fuel missile, which can carry both conventional and nuclear […]


Syria rebels use new arms to down chopper

Syria rebels use new arms to down chopper

Syrian rebels downed an army helicopter for the first time Tuesday with a ground-to-air missile from newly acquired stocks in what a watchdog said could be a turning point in the 20-month conflict. Meanwhile Russia, which has blocked UN resolutions […]


Israel Successfully Tests for Magic Wand Defense System

Israel Successfully Tests for Magic Wand Defense System

The Magic Wand Defense System has successfully completed a first experimental interception of short and mid-range missiles. The system is to operate as an additional defense layer against missile threats alongside the Iron Dome, Patriot, and Arrow. The Magic Wand […]


Israel reports success in new missile defence test

Israel reports success in new missile defence test

Israeli and US defence officials have successfully tested the David’s Sling missile defence system, completing the first phase of the weapon’s development, the defence ministry said on Sunday. “The Israel Missile Defence Organisation and the US Missile Defense Agency completed […]


 
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